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In the current day and age when internet connectivity has become an indispensable need for normal human activity, people in Pakistan had been struggling to witness increase in the rate of internet penetration across the country. However, following the launch of 3G and 4G services in the country, millions of users- who were previously relying on the fixed and stagnant internet only- rushed to adopt wireless broadband services.
The uptake of 3G and 4G services was so massive that approximately 18 million users across the country shifted to 3G/4G networks during the first year of availability, which almost double of what experts estimated in the start. In addition, smartphone industry also witnessed a significant surge in the demand along with the rise in mobile broadband subscriptions. It is worth mentioning that Pakistan currently stand at 6th spot on the list of top smartphone markets for growth by value.
It is very disturbing when you try to connect your device with 3G and 4g but unfortunately you are unable to connect or when it is connected you cannot perform your internet operations. The simple solution to this problem is that you have to check whether you are in 3G or 4G coverage area or not.
We understand that it gets very frustrating to check by maps for specific area where 3G or 4G coverage is available. In a bid to make this task much easier, there are few alternatives of knowing whether you are in 3G or 4G coverage area or not. Here’s how to check availability of 3g services in different areas across the country. There are three methods that you can use to find 3G or 4G coverage area details, which are as follows:
The easiest way of checking 3G or 4G coverage area is by looking into your phone’s mobile network coverage.
Many users considers this method as the easiest since it requires you to directly ask telecom operator about whether you are residing in 3G or 4G coverage area. Also, there are different codes for different telecom operators, using these Telenor 3G coverage codes will surely give you all the information regarding your area if its falls under Telenor 3G coverage map in Pakistan or not.
For the users having Bio-metric verified Telenor SIMS, Dial *7799# from your Telenor SIM and get 3G or 4G coverage details.
You can use company’s website to find 3G or 4G coverage details. However, this method is not highly recommended as it is not much accurate because of unavailability of Google street view. Nevertheless, telecom companies have tried their best to offer all the details to the user within their coverage maps.
Telenor users can have a look on coverage area details on company’s 3G Website.
After getting 3G license from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Telenor is the first telecom company that disseminates its 3G coverage with a fast pace reaching to 60 cities. Also, Telenor boasts of being the first company in the country that has established footprint of 3G services in 60 cities nationwide. The recent moves made by the company indicates that it has been making continuous efforts to include more cities in its 3G coverage map.
Here’s the list of cities of Telenor’s 3G coverage map areas:
|City Name||City Name|
|Rahim Yar Khan||Sahiwal|
|Swat||Toba Tek Singh|